This event is for members +1 guest
Sunday 5th February 2022 15:30 – 16:30
Location: Württemberg State Museum, Altes Schloss
Schillerplatz 6, 70173 Stuttgart-Mitte
Nearest stations: Hauptbahnhof, Schlossplatz
Your host: Alison Tyler
Prepayment deadline: January 31st
Whether birthdays, New Year’s Eve or shared after-work hours, alcohol plays an important role in social interaction. But this is not a contemporary phenomenon: humans have been drinking alcoholic beverages for at least the last 10,000 years. At social occasions, beer and wine often play a central role. Was alcohol the “glue” that held together the communities of previous cultures? Does it still have that significance for many today?
The cultural-historical exhibition “A Heady History – 10,000 Years of Beer and Wine” gets to the bottom of these and other exciting questions, spanning from the Stone Age to the present day. With around 250 objects, they illustrate the long history of the consumption of alcoholic beverages in our cultural area and how strongly it is still part of our everyday life. The geographical starting point is the south-west of Germany, supplemented by historically important references in the Mediterranean and Near Eastern world.
We will meet at 15:30 and go in as a group. There is also a cafe with the option to meet for cake and coffee beforehand, which we can discuss in the Facebook event.
WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE LOCATION
The Landesmuseum is accessible for people using wheelchairs but babies in carriers or strollers are not allowed.
Taking photos for private purposes is permitted in the exhibition collections.
Coats, bags, purses, and backpacks should be placed in lockers, we are not allowed to take those things into the special exhibit. Lockers are available free of charge in the entrance area.
CORONAVIRUS SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
We will be informed about any masking requirements shortly before the event.
THIS IS A +1 EVENT, WHICH MEANS:
- Any IWCS member plus one guest are welcome to attend.
- Your +1 can be a partner, spouse, child over the age of 13, or friend
- You and your guest each pay the member cost listed below.
The cost of this event is €10 per person, paid in advance. The remainder of the tour costs will be sponsored by the IWCS and this is a Round Up For Charity event. All proceeds will benefit Frauen helfen Frauen. Twenty (20) spaces are available for this tour.
To reserve your spot, please RSVP in the private Facebook event. If you are not on Facebook, please contact Alison via the activities email address found in the newsletter.
To confirm your reservation, please transfer the €10 per person to the IWCS bank account no later than January 31st. If you have any extenuating circumstances that keep you from getting the funds to us by that date, please speak directly with the host so we don’t assume you are no longer interested.
Prepayments are non-refundable after the payment deadline. Members who have to cancel at the last minute are welcome to find another member or guest to send in their place.